Can You Love People on Social Media?

February 4, 2004 was a very significant day in the world. It was the day that Facebook was created. Whether you love it or not, Facebook was a catalyst for the online “social media” movement. There are now 1.6 billion active users on Facebook, which is nearly one quarter of the world’s population. Along with…

One Couple’s Journey to a Lifestyle of Evangelism (And How You Can Get There)

Today's post is a guest piece by Katie Edwards (name changed) about developing a discipline of evangelism. It is a wonderful, real story about the journey she and her husband took to follow the Lord in obedience to the Great Commission. It is a journey that everyone can take. Read it, be encouraged, and be…

Church Community Has an Outward Focus Too

The following is a guest post by Marie McDonald. Marie has written here before and does excellent work in her local church leading others to discover and engage people groups. Think for a moment about Christian community. Typically, the term conjures up ideas of potluck dinners, rallying around a struggling small group member, or other…

Testimony from the Pew: How Regular People Can Minister to Internationals

The following is a guest post by Stacey Wood. Stacey is a student here at the seminary, but more importantly, she is a local church member in the area. She first found out about ministering to international peoples in her city at church, and she shares how she began doing that as a regular church member. It's…

Telling the Greatest Story: A Crash Course in Bible Storying

Today's post is by Marie McDonald. Marie served in West Africa, and during her time there focused on Bible storying. She brings that expertise to the blog today to give a crash course so that anyone can begin using this technique engaging people groups here in the US.    In the world of missions, strategies…